2017 Prize Winners Schools

We extract data on high performing schools. This analysis is based on the results of the the school's top five students from each of Years 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. We use this method so that we do not disadvantage schools which enter whole Years, compared with schools which only enter their best students. In 2017 the top schools by state and territory were:

State/Territory School


Sydney Grammar School


Brisbane Grammar School

South Australia

Pembroke School


St Michael's Collegiate School

Territories (ACT, NT, Cocos Keeling, Christmas Island)

Canberra Grammar School, ACT


Trinity Grammar School

Western Australia

St Mary's Anglican Girls' School

The top schools Australia-wide were:

1Sydney Grammar School, NSW
2Canberra Grammar School, ACT
3Sydney Boys High School, NSW
4Knox Grammar School, NSW
5Cranbrook School, NSW
6Trinity Grammar School, Vic
7St Mary's Anglican Girls' School, WA
8Brisbane Grammar School, Qld
9Camberwell Grammar School, Vic
10St Aloysius' College, NSW